Where Happiness Begins
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Where Happiness Begins

4.22 (506 ratings by Goodreads)
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4.22 (506 ratings by Goodreads)

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Longlisted for the 2021 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal
Are you looking for happiness? Sometimes it can feel really far away, and sometimes you might have so much you can't help but share. You can try to chase it, control it or capture it, but even if it seems like it's gone for a while, you'll know it's never far away...
This is the second of Eva Eland's picture books that helps little ones deal with big emotions. Start on your journey with happiness... who knows where it could take you?
"A playful, poignant, and wonderfully reassuring book for children as they encounter emotional hills and valleys." KIRKUS
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Product details

  • 3-5
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 223 x 248 x 8mm | 310g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1783448555
  • 9781783448555
  • 181,150

Review quote

"[G]entle yet profound... so much is 'said' through the carefully designed images. An outstanding book about big emotions." -- Sarah Webb * Irish Independent * "A gorgeous joy-filled book... the illustrations are exquisite, conveying a wonderful message that Happiness, in the end, begins with you." * Angels & Urchins * "A stunning picture book dealing with big emotions for little people... it will encourage empathy as children start to understand their own and the emotions of others, as well as being a satisfying book to read." -- Tricia Adams * LoveReading4Kids * "[Where Happiness Begins] will encourage empathy as children start to understand their own and the emotions of others." -- Tricia Adams * LoveReading4Kids * "A life-affirming read." * Little London *
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About Eva Eland

Eva Eland is an award-winning author and illustrator with an MA with distinction in children's book illustration from the Cambridge School of Art. She has also studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy and the School of Visual Arts in New York. Her first picture book, When Sadness Comes to Call, won the Klaus Flugge prize and the V&A Award. Her books have also been longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award and shortlisted for the World Illustration Awards. Eva grew up in Delft, Netherlands, and now lives in Amsterdam with her husband and baby girl.
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Rating details

506 ratings
4.22 out of 5 stars
5 45% (226)
4 37% (185)
3 15% (78)
2 3% (13)
1 1% (4)
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